Thursday GFN: new SteelSeries Stratus+ controller

GeForce NOW gives you the power to game almost anywhere, with GeForce quality. And with SteelSeries’ latest controller, members can stay in control of the action on Android and Chromebook devices.

This Thursday GFN takes a look at the SteelSeries Stratus+, which is now part of the GeForce NOW Recommended program.

And it wouldn’t be Thursday without new games, so get ready for six additions to the GeForce NOW library, including the latest season of fortnite and a special in-game event for maple story it’s exclusive for GeForce NOW members.

The power to play, in the palm of your hand

GeForce NOW turns cell phones into powerful gaming PCs capable of streaming PC games anywhere. The best mobile gaming sessions are supported by recommended controllers, including the new Stratus+ from SteelSeries.

Take control of the way you play with the new SteelSeries Stratus+.

The Stratus+ Wireless Controller combines precision and comfort, delivering a full console experience on a mobile phone and giving Android and Chromebook gamers a competitive edge. Gamers can simply connect to any Android or Chromebook mobile device with Bluetooth Low Energy and play with a rechargeable battery that lasts up to 90 hours. Or they can connect to any Windows PC via a USB connection.

The controller works great with GeForce NOW’s RTX 3080 subscription. Playing on select 120Hz Android phones, members can stream their favorite PC games at up to 120 frames per second.

The SteelSeries line of controllers are part of GeForce NOW’s full line of recommended products, including optimized routers that are perfect home networking upgrades.

Launch your game

This week marks the start of fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2, “Resistance”. The building was destroyed. To help maintain cover, you now have an overshield and new tactics like sprinting, mantling and more. Even board an armored battle bus to be a mighty force or attach a cow catcher to your vehicle for extra punching power. Join the Seven in the final battle against the IOs to free the Zero Point. Don’t forget to grab the Chapter 3 Season 2 Battle Pass to unlock characters like Tsuki 2.0, familiar enemy Gunnar, and The Origin.

MapleStory on GeForce NOW
Adventure and rewards await you in this exclusive GeForce NOW quest.

Nexon, maker of popular global MMORPGs maple story, launches a special in-game quest, exclusive to GeForce NOW members. Level 30+ Maplers who log in using GeForce NOW will receive a GeForce NOW Quest which grants players a Lil Boo Pet and a GeForce NOW Event Box which can be opened 24 hours after acquisition. But hurry, this quest is only available from March 24 to April 28.

And since GFN Thursday means more games every week. This week features an open, zombie-infested sandbox Zomboid Project. Play alone or survive with friends thanks to multiplayer support on persistent servers.

Zomboid project on GeForce NOW
Finally, a game that proves you can learn valuable skills from watching TV. Won’t your mother be proud?

Are you feeling zombie shy? That’s okay, there’s always something new to play on GeForce NOW. Here’s the full list of the six titles coming this week:

Finally, the release schedule of Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles has changed and will join GeForce NOW at a later date.

With the cloud providing new ways to play PC games on your devices, we have a question that might make you a little nostalgic this GFN Thursday. Let us know your answer on Twitter:

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